Fans of manga will love these Deku quotes from one of the protagonists of My Hero Academia!
Deku is the nickname and hero name of high school student Izuku Midoriya.
Deku is a fictional character created in 2014 by Kohei Horikoshi for the manga series My Hero Academia.
Deku received his nickname from a middle school bully, but once he saved the bully from a villain, another classmate encouraged him to embrace the nickname.
Deku is in his first year of high school.
Although he was born without any superpowers, he is the current holder of “One For All,” which is a power that combines eight different superpowers.
Deku was gifted the power of “One For All” by his childhood hero, All Might, who gave him this power after Deku had saved the middle school bully from a villain.
Take a look at these Deku quotes to learn more about this popular manga character.
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The Best Deku Quotes for Manga Fans
If you can’t get enough of My Hero Academia, you’ll love these quotes from Deku.
1. “Giving help that’s not asked for is what makes a true hero.” — Deku
2. “If my actions can save any of them… then I’ve gotta do something.” — Deku
3. “I want to be strong enough so no one will worry about me.” — Deku
4. “A hero’s job is to risk his life to make his lip service a reality.” — Deku
5. “I need to get many times stronger than everyone else.” — Deku
6. “When the enemy becomes certain of their victory, that will be our chance.” — Deku
7. “To help others, you have to be able to take care of yourself.” — Deku
8. “I can’t just keep getting help from others. I have to hurry and learn to control my powers.” — Deku
9. “I was told not to lose when someone laid the groundwork for me.” — Deku
10. “You’re the best. That’s why I want to defeat you!” — Deku
11. “I need to work harder and harder so I can make this quirk my own.” — Deku
12. “If I match the pace with everyone else, then I’ll never be number one.” — Deku
13. “I know I’m hurt, but if I can still move at all, I can’t stay still. I have to do something.” — Deku
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Popular Deku Quotes
Learn more about the character with these Deku quotes.
14. “It’s often said that you can organize your thoughts when you say them out loud.” — Deku
15. “If you really hate your dad, then I think it’s fine to not be able to forgive them.” — Deku
16. “He just didn’t abandon it in vain, like you did. He was trying to live up to his ideas; I think.” — Deku
17. “Don’t worry about what other people think. Hold your head up high and plunge forward.” — Deku
18. “I’m no longer the useless Deku who can’t do anything right… I’m the Deku who gives it his all.” — Deku
19. “If I can’t save the one small girl in front of me, how can I become a hero that saves everyone?” — Deku
20. “All men are not created equal.” — Deku
21. “I’m not gonna be your worthless punching bag Deku forever… I’m the Deku who always does his best.” — Deku
22. “There will always be people beyond our reach that we can’t protect. Which is why we have to save people we can reach.” — Deku
23. “The lesson for me here truly is that we should always create competition with people firstly.” — Deku
24. “My motivation might seem trivial compared to yours, but I can’t lose, either. I have to live up to the hopes of those who supported me.” — Deku
25. “I know I’m hurt, but if I can still move at all, then I can’t just sit still. I have to reach out and do something.” — Deku
What Does Deku Look Like?
Deku is a young teenage boy that has green eyes and messy hair that is a shade between dark green and black.
In high school, he wears the standard uniform of a white shirt and red necktie covered by a gray suit coat and dark green pants.
He is skinny but is progressively adding muscle tone throughout the series.
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